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Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Players Pub Spoken Word Series Sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington $5 cover (added to your tab) There will also be an open mic. Featuring Jasper Wirtshafter, Nick Wort (South Bend), and Krista Cox (South Bend) with music by … Continue reading
Players Pub
2:00 pm
Indie Publishing: The Pros & Cons of Going It on Your Own Presented by the Monroe County Public Library and the Writers Guild at Bloomington FREE Publishing your own work used to be a sign you had no other options, … Continue reading
Monroe County Public Library
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Third Sunday Write! Our writing workshop is back! Stretch your writing muscles with prompts, exercises and activities. Open to all WG members this drop in, generative workshop is led by local writers on the third Sunday of every month from … Continue reading
Monroe County Publi Library room 214
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Players Pub Spoken Word Series Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington Featuring Lisa Kwong (poetry + fiction), Mike Wehner (fiction), T.K. Williams (poetry) with multimedia by Valeria DeCastro and Madam Marvelous $5 There will also be an open mic. … Continue reading
Players Pub
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Third Sunday Write! Our writing workshop is back! Stretch your writing muscles with prompts, exercises and activities. This is open to all Writers Guild members. Not a Writers Guild member yet? No problem, just click on JOIN at the toP … Continue reading
Monroe County Publi Library room 214
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 am
12:00 pm
Reader’s Radar Hits the Airwaves PROGRAM PREMIERE Wednesday, July 18 indianapublicmedia.org New Episodes posted bi-monthly Longtime Writers Guild Member and current Guild Secretary Shayne Laughter is onto something exciting — a podcast created at WFIU Public Radio. READER’S RADAR will … Continue reading
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
WG Potluck Social & Open Mic Lower Cascades Park Waterfall Shelter (the smaller one … with a waterfall) Bring a dish to share and some writing to read in the Open Mic. Enjoy meeting other WG members at this casual … Continue reading
Lower Cascade Park Waterfall Shelter
2:00 pm
Life Writing: Vignettes, Dialogue and Scenes A Partnership with the Writers Guild at Bloomington. Think of writing your life story as a quilt with many parts: it does not matter where you begin as long as you keep working and … Continue reading
Monroe County Public Library, Room 2A
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
First Sunday Prose Reading & Open Mic Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington With guest readers Denise Breeden-Ost and PDNVCH. Open Mic follows the guest readers.
Monroe County Public Library room 2A
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Players Pub Spoken Word Series Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington Featuring Gilbert Ndahayo (poetry), Hiromi Yoshida (poetry), T.K. Williams (poetry) with music by Sitar Outreach Ministry (psychedelic sitar) $5 There will also be an open mic. GILBERT NDAHAYO … Continue reading
Players Pub
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Third Sunday Write! Our writing workshop is back! Stretch your writing muscles with prompts, exercises and activities. This is open to all Writers Guild members. Not a Writers Guild member yet? No problem, just click on JOIN at the toP … Continue reading
Monroe County Publi Library room 214
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
WG Monthly Business Meeting Saturday, August 25 3-4:30 pm Monroe County Public Library, room 214 303 E Kirkwood Ave Catch all the latest news with the movers and shakers at the Writers Guild!
Monroe County Public Library room 214
Aug 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
Last Sunday Poetry Reading and Open Mic Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington With guest readers Lisa Kwong and PDVNCH Followed by an Open Mic It’s all free! Free parking in the back too. Lisa Kwong is an AppalAsian … Continue reading
monroe country convention center
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm
10:00 am
Spoken Word Stage at 4th Street Arts Festival Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington Supported in part by the Bloomington Arts Commission Labor Day Weekend Saturday, September 1: 10am – 6pm Sunday, September 2: 10am – 5pm Intersection of … Continue reading
Sep 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
7:30 pm
Tracy K. Smith Reading Reading and Conversation with Adrian Matejka FREE Tracy K. Smith, now in her second term as Poet Laureate of the United States, writes poems of beauty and challenge, both “mysterious and utterly lucid,” in the words … Continue reading
Neal Marshall Black Cultural Center, Grand Hall
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Players Pub Spoken Word Series Sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington Featuring Tom Hastings (poetry), Tracy Mishkin (poetry), Zilia Balkansky-Sellés (poetry & prose) Music by Quass/Stone $5 cover (added to your tab) There will also be an open mic. TRACY MISHKIN is a call center veteran with … Continue reading
Players Pub
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Third Sunday Write! Our writing workshop is back! Stretch your writing muscles with prompts, exercises and activities. This is open to all Writers Guild members. Not a Writers Guild member yet? No problem, just click on JOIN at the toP … Continue reading
Monroe County Publi Library room 214
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
5:00 pm
Ekphrasis at The Venue Sponsored by The Venue Fine Art & Gifts BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Sunday, September 16 and Sunday, September 23 5 pm The Venue 114 S. Grant Street FREE Once a year at The Venue we have an … Continue reading
The Venue
Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
Last Sunday Poetry Reading and Open Mic Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington   Followed by an Open Mic It’s all free! Free parking in the back too. Maria Hamilton Abegunde writes poetry because it can and does change … Continue reading
monroe country convention center
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
FRANKENFEST It’s Alive! Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s classic novel, Frankenstein!  FrankenFest, October 3-7, Monroe County Public Library, Bloomington, Indiana. Co-sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington and made possible by a grant from Indiana Humanities with additional funding … Continue reading
Monroe County Public Library
5:30 pm
Fountain Square Poetry Series: The Final Event Presented by Writers Guild at Bloomington Sponsored by By Hand Gallery  Featuring poets Stacey Lynn Brown, Soleil David, Debra Kang Dean, and Rachel Ronquillo Gray Hosted by Lisa Kwong Join us to celebrate the concluding reading for … Continue reading
Fountain Square Mall atrium
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Players Pub Spoken Word Series Sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington Featuring Live staged reading of Ken Russell’s screenplay for DRACULA plus James Dorr (horror poetry & fiction) and music by Travis Puntarelli $5 cover (added to your tab) … Continue reading
The Players Pub
Oct 12 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
8:30 pm
Bloomington Poetry Slam Featuring Mariah Ivey Hosted by Andrea M. Sterling and Sully Music provided by DJ Good Peoples $5 18+ Join your local wordsmiths for a night of poetry, libations, and passion! The night will begin with an open … Continue reading
The Bishop Bar
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Quarry Festival of Books Sponsored by Indiana University Press Featuring many IU Press authors including readings and signings Calling all book lovers! Join us for the 3rd annual Quarry Festival of Books on Saturday, October 13th from 10 a.m. to … Continue reading
Dunn Meadow IU Campus
7:00 pm
Speaking from the Middle: An Evening with Asian American Writers Hosted by Lisa Kwong and Danny Thanh Nguyen $5 cover; Bring ID. Scheduled to Appear: Soleil David Rachel Ronquillo Gray JL Kato Anni Liu Nancy Chen Long Hiromi Yoshida
The Bishop
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
WG Monthly Business Meeting Saturday, October 20 3-4:30 pm Monroe County Public Library, room 214 303 E Kirkwood Ave Catch all the latest news with the movers and shakers at the Writers Guild!
Monroe County Public Library room 214
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Third Sunday Write! Our writing workshop is back! Stretch your writing muscles with prompts, exercises and activities. This is open to all Writers Guild members. Not a Writers Guild member yet? No problem, just click on JOIN at the toP … Continue reading
Monroe County Publi Library room 214
Nov 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
First Sunday Prose Reading & Open Mic Guest readers are:  Amy Cornell, James Dorr and Lisa Shanahan. Thomas Gallery (107 N. College; on the square) The Thomas Gallery is tucked in the little entry patio that belongs to Darn Good Soup.  Walk … Continue reading
Thomas Gallery
Nov 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
First Sunday Prose Reading & Open Mic Guest readers are:  Amy Cornell, James Dorr and Lisa Shanahan. Thomas Gallery (107 N. College; on the square) The Thomas Gallery is tucked in the little entry patio that belongs to Darn Good Soup.  Walk … Continue reading
Thomas Gallery
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Players Pub Spoken Word Series Sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington Featuring award-winning audio theatre troupe Cricket’s Bone Caravan, plus audio explorations by Urban Deer $5 cover (added to your tab) There will also be an open mic. Cricket’s … Continue reading
Players Pub

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